Henrik Stenson won on his debut on LIV Golf

In the end he was right. Henrik Stenson won on his absolute debut on LIV Golf. The Swede overtook everyone in Bedmister (USA), in his first outing as former Ryder Cup Europe captain and former PGA Tour player. That former prefix hurts to a certain extent: the 46-year-old from Gothenburg, in three days, he took home $ 4,375,000.

Not bad for a professional looking for redemption after three quite difficult years (last major success in 2019, the Hero World Challenge). In Bedminster, New Jersey on one of Donald Trump’s fields, The Iceman preceded Dustin Johnson (third in a row) and Matthew Wolff by two shots. In the third LIV Invitational of the Arab SuperLeague Stenson scored 202 shots (64 69 69, -11) shots. To complete the feat, the second position in the team competition: his team, the Majesticks (Lee Westwood, Ian Poulter and San Horsfield) finished behind the 4 Ages (DJ, Gooch, Perez and Reed).

To Henrik Stenson 4 million dollars, to Finau 1,5

The individual victory earned the Swede four million dollars, the team placement another 375 thousand.

Henrik Stenson, statements

“I think everyone can agree that he played like a captain,” said Henrik Stenson. It was a great emotion that came after ten demanding days. And I’m proud of what I managed to do ”.

Meanwhile, Tony Finau’s golden moment continues on what remains of the PGA Tour. After the 3M Open, the American also won the Rocket Mortgage Classic eight days later. In Detroit, Michigan, with a total of 262 shots (64 66 65 67, -26) Finau overtook compatriots Patrick Cantlay and Cameron Young, second with 267 (-21) alongside Canadian Taylor Pendrith as well.

The first golfer since 2019 (Brendon Todd) to win two regular season tournaments in a row, Finau scored his career best score on the PGA Tour. world ranking and seventh in the FedEx Cup.

His success earned him $ 1,512,000 for a total prize pool of 8,400,000.